Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Wednesday Weekend ~ Recipe of the Week

Blueberry Blue Cheese Salad

2 quarts mixed salad greens
1 large red tomato, cut into wedges
1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
½ cup red onion, thinly sliced 
1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
1/4 cup sliced almonds

1/4 cup fresh squeezed lime or lemon juice

1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup fresh blueberries, divided

1/4 cup plain yogurt

2 tablespoons olive
a few grinds of black pepper

In a medium bowl, mix together lemon juice, honey and salt. Mash ½ cup blueberries into the juice and honey mixture. Stir in the yogurt. Pepper and oil. Seasonings to taste.
Place the greens on a large platter. Arrange the blueberries, tomato wedges, pepper and onions. Evenly crumble the blue cheese over the salad. Drizzle the dressing, then sprinkle with the sliced almonds.


  1. Interesting mix. I would have never thought to put all of these ingredients together!

  2. Now THAT sounds delish -- and great for summer!


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